Cebu City councilor receives death threat

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –A Cebu City councilor said he received a death threat via a note left outside his home on Monday, May 2, 2022. Councilor Eugenio Gabuya, Jr., said in a phone conference that he was…

Coach Yayoy Alcoseba passes on

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Councilor Raul ‘Yayoy’ Alcoseba has passed away, his family announced. Ramonito Alcoseba, Yayoy’s son, confirmed the passing of their patriarch last Saturday, April 23, in a statement published on social media.…

Cebu City councilor wants city to open co-working space

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Nestor Archival is asking the Executive Department to open a co-working space for workers in the city. In a resolution passed by the City Council, Archival said that since Typhoon…

CCPO exec: Robber, who broke into dad’s house, is likely a Guadalupe resident

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City policemen believe that the armed robber, who broke into Cebu City Councilor James Cuenco’s house, lives in Barangay Guadalupe or near Cuenco’s house. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for…

Ong, Cebu City dad, willing to run for higher position

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Franklyn Ong, president of the Liga nga mga Barangay (LNB), said he was open to running for a higher position where he might be able to serve Cebuanos better. This…

Former Cebu City Councilor Sylvan ‘Jack’ Jakosalem passes away

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Councilor Sylvan “Jack” Jakosalem passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Jakosalem’s wife, Catalina Sharon Yap-Jakosalem, confirmed this via a text message to close friends and family. “Jack Jakosalem passed…

Mabatid: I’m not afraid to divulge ‘Ongo’ in City Hall if bullying, power tripping continues

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Prisca Niña Mabatid is warning a political entity in the Cebu City Hall, whom she has tagged as “ongo” or monster, that if this person does not stop his bullying…

Tumulak: More personal protective equipment needed for city’s health workers

Delta Letigio 01/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Health needs more personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect the health workers against the possible entry of viral diseases in the city.  This was the assessment of Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak,…

City dad wants banks to consult public on plans to increase ATM withdrawal fees

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon urged banks to consult the public and be transparent on their plans to increase fees on cash withdrawals using automated teller machines (ATM). The increase may be imposed after the…

Comelec en banc issues certificate of finality on Andales’ cancellation of COC

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc on Thursday, July 4, 2019, has issued a Certificate of Finality over its decision to cancel the Certificate of Candidacy of Cebu City North District Councilor…

Dondon Hontiveros: Decorated basketball player to no.1 Cebu City councilor

Immae Lachica, Jonas Rey N. Panerio 05/14/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Although Dondon Hontiveros was an All-Star in the pros and a member of the Philippine national men’s basketball team many times over, one of his most cherished traits was actually his unselfishness on and off…

Cebu City Councilor Jose Daluz III on return: Six-month suspension “changed my outlook in politics”

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jose “Joey” Daluz III has returned to his council seat on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 after serving a six-month suspension. Daluz was suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman in…

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